• New Mexico water official moves to clarify ranchers’ rights

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s top water manager has fired the latest salvo in a battle with the federal government over the protection of an endangered mouse and the barring of livestock from certain streams and watering holes on national forest land.

  • Mexican gray wolf pup found dead in Arizona

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Wildlife officials are investigating the death of an endangered Mexican gray wolf pup.

  • Height of Illinois levees concerning to some in Missouri

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — State versus state battle lines are being drawn across the Mississippi River, with a top Missouri official urging Illinois regulators to back away from a plan allowing higher levees that could push more floodwater to the Missouri side of the river.

  • Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft

    Three-time Stanley Cup champion goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, Nashville forward James Neal and Anaheim defenseman Sami Vatanen were among the high-profile players made available on Sunday for the Vegas Golden Knights to select in the NHL expansion draft.